• Edinburgh Hidden Gems and Secret Spots

    9 Lesser Known Hidden Gems in Edinburgh

    There’s no doubt that Edinburgh is a popular destination for travellers and expats alike. I’m so excited to be living in Auld Reekie once again, and I can’t wait to get out and explore…

    February 22, 2017
  • Moving to Scotland Glen Coe

    So… I’m Moving to Scotland!

    Queen of standing awkwardly for photos I’m returning to the land of kilts, whisky, sometimes indecipherable accents and epic scenery! TOMORROW.  This may not come as a surprise if you know me (hi!) or…

    February 16, 2017
  • Transfer Money Abroad as an Expat

    How to Manage Your Money as an Expat

    Money is tricky enough to manage when you’re travelling long term, but what about when you move abroad? How do you get access to all those savings you worked so hard for to another…

    February 15, 2017
  • Living Abroad in Spain For a Year Moving to Spain

    An Ode to A Year in Spain

    I live in Spain.  The words still sound strange to my own ears, like what I’m saying doesn’t quite fit even though I’ve lived in Spain for over a year. At times I feel…

    February 12, 2017
  • More Unusual Travel Words

    18 More Unusual Travel Words That You Should Know

    It’s almost a year since I published 24 Unusual Travel Words You Should Know, and it’s still my most popular post to date! Apparently people can’t get enough of alternative words for travel, especially…

    February 8, 2017
  • MM Monthly Thoughts January 2017

    MM Monthly Thoughts: January 2017

    Welcome to the first monthly recap of 2017! I keep accidentally writing 2016 so clearly I’m not with it just yet. I swear I just moved to Spain but it’s now been an entire…

    January 31, 2017
  • Lagos Algarve Portugal

    A Road Trip on the Algarve Coast, Portugal

    Portugal’s most southern region, the Algarve Coast, is a captivating mix of blue meditarrean sea, golden sand beaches and limestone cliffs blanketed by whitewashed fishing villages. Since the 1960s it’s been attracting tourists craving…

    January 25, 2017
  • Ronda, Spain

    The Beautiful Spanish Town of Ronda

    “Lovely promenades, fine wine, excellent food, nothing to do…” This is how Ernest Hemingway described Ronda, after spending much of a summer there in 1959. I’m not entirely sure I’d agree there is nothing…

    January 16, 2017